There’s no argument that root canals have a reputation that’s often equated to pain. However, as Dr. Vickii Bingham-Lester of Bingham-Lester Dentistry tells her Crofton area-patients, the root canal treatment does not cause the pain. Instead the pain is from the infection in and around the tooth. The root canal is the treatment that clears the infection, stops the pain, and saves the tooth. It is helpful to understand when a root canal is necessary and the procedure to complete it. Dentists will recommend a root canal when the inside of the tooth is damaged, often from a previously undiagnosed … Continue reading
Gambrills dentist discusses the advantages of replacing a missing tooth with an implant and dental crown
Patients who have lost a tooth have several options for replacement. From dentures, to bridge and crown appliances, to dental implants, patients can choose the option that best fits their needs. Many patients opt for dental implants, which use a tiny metal rod as the replacement root and a custom-made crown on the prosthetic root to provide a natural appearance. Dr. Vickii Bingham-Lester of Bingham-Lester Dentistry in Gambrills, MD, has helped many people through the dental implant process, which includes several steps. She indicates that dental implants have several advantages, including: Improved speech: Because the metal rod is inserted into … Continue reading
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